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Date Photographed

23 October 1998

Metra scoots at the Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station.

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METX 123 and Metra 605 GM EMD F40C diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Hanover Park" pull an outbound commuter train from Union Station.

METX 123, METX 605, METX, GM EMD F40C, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 23 October 1998 at Chicago Union Station north leads by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a23d19.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000

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Metra 123 was built between 1977 and 1980. It is rated at 3,200 horsepower.

Metra numbers 100-127 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 766062 in 1977, EMD model F40PH. Metra assigned them to the Rock Island, Milwaukee, and miscelaneous} lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 123, model F40PH, built November 1977, builder number 766062-24, named "Village of Libertyville," assigned to Metra/Milwuakee District. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 123 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PH-2, built in 1977 by General Motors Electro Motive Division. [courtesy of The Official Locomotive Rosters & News, James W. Kerr, 2000 edition, ISBN 0-919295-32-0, August 1999]

Equipment characteristics of METX 123: AAR car type D215 (locomotive), plate type E, external dimensions (length 56' 2", width 10' 8", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.